Click here to Skip to main content
12,953,544 members (51,464 online)

Welcome to the Lounge

   

For discussing anything related to a software developer's life. Technical discussions are encouraged, but click here to ask your programming questions.

The Lounge is rated PG. If you're about to post something you wouldn't want your kid sister to read then don't post it. No flame wars, no abusive conduct, no programming questions and please don't post ads.
 
GeneralRe: Getting Firefox the hard way! Pin
Pualee30-Apr-14 9:45
memberPualee30-Apr-14 9:45 
GeneralRe: Getting Firefox the hard way! Pin
Leandro Taset30-Apr-14 10:08
professionalLeandro Taset30-Apr-14 10:08 
GeneralRe: Getting Firefox the hard way! Pin
kmoorevs30-Apr-14 10:36
memberkmoorevs30-Apr-14 10:36 
GeneralRe: Getting Firefox the hard way! Pin
Dan Neely1-May-14 2:32
memberDan Neely1-May-14 2:32 
GeneralRe: Getting Firefox the hard way! Pin
Richard Deeming30-Apr-14 10:31
professionalRichard Deeming30-Apr-14 10:31 
GeneralRe: Getting Firefox the hard way! Pin
Chris Quinn30-Apr-14 21:28
memberChris Quinn30-Apr-14 21:28 
GeneralRe: Getting Firefox the hard way! Pin
Duke Carey2-May-14 1:09
memberDuke Carey2-May-14 1:09 
General"Stealing" from the company? Pin
Sander Rossel30-Apr-14 8:08
memberSander Rossel30-Apr-14 8:08 
Suppose I created some libraries at work that we use thoroughly because they are awesome.
And suppose I wanted to use them for private projects and maybe even professionally (just not at work where I created them).
Would it be allright for me to just copy/paste those libraries to my own computer?

Why would I think this might not be a problem?
First of all I used the internet to create those libraries. Very few code is literally copy/pasted, but the code isn't completely mine either (and so not completely my companies', or maybe it is...).
Secondly, I am the only one who wrote those libraries and the only one who knows how they work internally. I could re-create them at home in a couple of days.
I even took some code from home and used it at work, although there is no way of proving this.

For now I am fine with not having these libraries at home. If I really wanted them I could probably ask my boss and he'd be okay with it.
I think legally if I took these libraries and my employer found out he could sue me and I'd be in big trouble (although it might be hard to prove I actually took those libraries and not re-created them, especially when I change some variable names etc.).
I was just wondering how people here think about this, personally (as opposed to legally).
Does anyone have experience with such matters?
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
Pualee30-Apr-14 8:17
memberPualee30-Apr-14 8:17 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
Sander Rossel30-Apr-14 8:27
memberSander Rossel30-Apr-14 8:27 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
Pualee30-Apr-14 8:30
memberPualee30-Apr-14 8:30 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
ahmed zahmed30-Apr-14 12:44
memberahmed zahmed30-Apr-14 12:44 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
_Maxxx_30-Apr-14 13:20
professional_Maxxx_30-Apr-14 13:20 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
Pualee1-May-14 3:38
memberPualee1-May-14 3:38 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
ahmed zahmed1-May-14 4:31
memberahmed zahmed1-May-14 4:31 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
jschell1-May-14 8:01
memberjschell1-May-14 8:01 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
ahmed zahmed1-May-14 9:21
memberahmed zahmed1-May-14 9:21 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
jschell2-May-14 9:22
memberjschell2-May-14 9:22 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
ahmed zahmed2-May-14 9:32
memberahmed zahmed2-May-14 9:32 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
BobJanova30-Apr-14 22:56
memberBobJanova30-Apr-14 22:56 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
obermd5-May-14 13:05
memberobermd5-May-14 13:05 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
Simon O'Riordan from UK30-Apr-14 20:54
memberSimon O'Riordan from UK30-Apr-14 20:54 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
Pete O'Hanlon30-Apr-14 8:19
protectorPete O'Hanlon30-Apr-14 8:19 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
Sander Rossel30-Apr-14 8:29
memberSander Rossel30-Apr-14 8:29 
GeneralRe: "Stealing" from the company? Pin
_Maxxx_30-Apr-14 13:24
professional_Maxxx_30-Apr-14 13:24 

General General    News News    Suggestion Suggestion    Question Question    Bug Bug    Answer Answer    Joke Joke    Praise Praise    Rant Rant    Admin Admin   

Use Ctrl+Left/Right to switch messages, Ctrl+Up/Down to switch threads, Ctrl+Shift+Left/Right to switch pages.


Advertise | Privacy | Mobile
Web02 | 2.8.170525.1 | Last Updated 28 May 2017
Copyright © CodeProject, 1999-2017
All Rights Reserved. Terms of Service
Layout: fixed | fluid